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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

This place is clean. That is my only positive thing to say. Airport pick up did not happen and no apology or explanation. Dark and dingy room. Way overpriced for what you get. The only positive thing (and for that the hotel gets no plaudits) is that the very fine Indian restaurant (Sangam?) is just across the road. Reccomendation: Pay... More 

2 Thank dubaidaveDubai
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

room is spacious, clean bathroom and helpful staff. negative side is security. making smart comments and not allowing any visitors unless you come down and sign. i signed once and they kept asking me everytime to do the same thing. i had to move out due to their behaviour. location is good by the way overlooking bole road near hebsha... More 

4 Thank Aljehani
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

The hotel is about 5 minutes drive from the airport on Africa Avenue. You can walk to the main attraction of the city. Their rate starts around $45.00 if you're using azebot.com to make your online reservation. You have to make sure you make your reservation ahead to get the discount though.

8 Thank DECSI
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

I enjoyed staying in this hotel for 4 nights. The hotel is clean and quite in the middle of Addis Ababa "Bole Road". You can feel very safe in this hotel and you will always find a staff who wants to accommodate your requests with a smiley face. At the same time, don't expect to find a luxurious rooms.

4 Thank KodakAgfa
Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

Damu is certainly doing its best to get everything right, but at the moment for every plus there is also a negative. My airport pickup did not arrive, and no one at the hotel apologised for this - not great when arriving at 1 a.m. Noise is a real problem with car alarms, noisy guests and blaring bar music from... More 

6 Thank sodafin
Toronto, ON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2011

The Damu Hotel is a pleasant find in the heart of Addis Ababa -- conveniently located off Bole Road, on a quiet side street. The first thing you'll notice is how the staff seem genuinely pleased to have you as their guest. Everything is no problem -- whether it's arranging for an earlier breakfast (our group had many early starts,... More 

5 Thank TravellerfromTO
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2010

We ended up staying at Damu after we had to escape from our guest house. The rooms are not the biggest or fanciest (no kettle my mum was very disappointed with!) But the staff were always bringing up cups of tea or coffee for us. We had to change room 3 times becasue of leaks or shower not working in... More 

5 Thank kcarnie1
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2010

I was extremely pleased with my time spent in the Damu hotel. I had never been abroad before and upon arrival I found the staff in the Damu to be extremely welcoming and very helpful. My room was clean and had a lovely balcony which allowed me to look out and around Addis. The restaurant serves delicious food, and again... More 

2 Thank Jlovestravelling24
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2010

I stayed with 9 colleagues for 10 days in Damu Hotel and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The rooms were clean, the bed very comfortable and the food was tasty and fresh. Above all the staff couldn't do enough to help with the exception of one po - faced night receptionist who reduced one of our party to tears! Despite this... More 

2 Thank KILKENNYKATIreland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2009

Damu is well placed on the Bole Road and is closer to most business offices. For vegetarians Damu is also placed closer to one of the best indian restaurants in town "Sangam". Internet connection is always good at Damu except for when the city's telecom provider plays a spoil sport. Rooms / Bathrooms are clean and spacious. Damu also provides... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
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  • Restaurant
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  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Damu Hotel

Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Location: Ethiopia > Addis Ababa
Hotel Class:3 star — Damu Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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